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to be very busy doing a lot of different things
to try to do a lot of things or to go to a lot of places in a short period of time
to try to do several important things at the same time, especially when this is difficult
to fill a period of time with a lot of activities
to be extremely busy with a difficult job
to be very busy
to be busy doing, discussing, or thinking about something
to have a very large amount of something to do or deal with
to feel very confused, usually because you have too many things to deal with
in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them
an experienced person who helps someone who has less experience, especially in their job
an electric skateboard
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